|Alternative Views #298: ANGELA DAVIS SPEAKS OUT - Frank Morrow|
Dr. Davis gives the history of rape, particularly in its relationship to slavery and subsequent black history. She tells us about some of the black women who have been prominent (but unknown in White mainstream) leaders in the struggle against rape and racism. She also analyzes the rather tenuous relationship of the black civil rights movement with the women's liberation movement in regard to the subject of rape...
Keywords: progressive media; alternative media; public access television; Frank Morrow; Doug Kellner; Austin Community Television; Angela Davis; rape; racism; civil rights
|Alternative Views #555: POTPOURRI 38: CIVIL RIGHTS; GRAMMAR; CAPITALISM - Frank Morrow|
555. POTPOURRI 38: CIVIL RIGHTS; GRAMMAR; CAPITALISM The centerpiece of this program is a documentary by the Paper Tiger group in New York City which shows the egregious violations of human rights of the "New York Three," who were convicted of murder. Next is a review of a book with economist Dr. Jack Hopper about how the drive to maximize profits by deregulation and a "return to laissez-faire" has had negative effects--as if there ever was a time when government did not work to assist capitalis...
Keywords: Alternative Views; progressive media; alternative media; public access television; Frank Morrow; Doug Kellner; Austin Community Television; New York Three; civil rights; deregulation; profits; laissez-faire capitalism; bad grammar
|Alternative Views #119: A CONVERSATION WITH DAVE DELLINGER - Frank Morrow|
119. A CONVERSATION WITH DAVE DELLINGER We spotlight one of America's longtime fighters for peace, civil rights and social and economic justice. A pacifist for many years, Dave Dellinger talks about his imprisonment for his resistance to U.S. entry into World War II, and his opposition nuclear war and nuclear energy, beginning in the 1950s. In relating his other activities in the 1960s, he assesses his relationship with the civil rights movement, particularly his friendship with Martin Luther Ki...
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|Alternative Views #521:A JUSTICE FOR ALL - Frank Morrow|
We review a biography on the late Justice William Brennan, who was the "power behind the throne" on the Supreme Court from the era of Frankfurter to the time of Reinquist. Coming from a working class background, and having a father who was a labor leader and politician, Brennan had a special feel for the common people and for civil rights and liberties. The author shows how time and again Brennan would elicit consensus among the disparate justices in order to write the most liberal opinions poss...
Keywords: progressive media; alternative media; public access television; Frank Morrow; Doug Kellner; Austin Community Television; Supreme Court; Brennan; civil rights